On 21 October 2013 10:34, Russell Standish <li...@hpcoders.com.au> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 09:43:09AM +0200, Bruno Marchal wrote: > > > > In fact I think (but not use!) that you have a conscious path > > between any brain, and the empty brain (no brain!). > > > > > > How can that be? There is no continuous path between a universal > machine and a trivial machine - universality will be lost at a precise > point of removing hardware. > > I think you've been overly influenced by the fading qualia argument, > which I've always felt to be fallacious. > > In fact it's a no-brainer...... (Sorry, couldn't resist. I'll get my coat and be off to the Cartesian Theatre...) -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.